"In the last five years “Lean Startup” methodologies have enabled entrepreneurs to efficiently build a startup by searching for product/market fit rather than blindly trying to execute. Companies pursuing innovation can Buy, Build, Partner or use Open Innovation. But trying to find a unified theory of innovation that allows established companies to innovate internally with […]
"Making mistakes is a great way to learn tough lessons, but can be costly in terms of time and resources." "Instead, take this wisdom from someone who's been there."
According to Dan Waldschmidt, "1. Sometimes your best effort isn’t good enough to land you the deal." Read Mr. Waldschmidt's other 30 at BusinessInsider.com. See the full article here: www.businessinsider.com
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"From your parents telling you not to cross your eyes because they’ll stay that way and “early to bed, early to rise . . .” to taking Airborne or high doses of Vitamin C will cure a cold, there’s no shortage of myths in the world. And there’s no shortage of reasons why." "Only one […]
"Some companies just can’t make their customers happy, and many of the companies are the kind that customers find it hardest to escape." . . . Read more . . .
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The Reputation Institute just released its annual survey that determines the nation's most respected companies. Google is no longer on top. Read more . . .
Gamification — the application of online game design techniques in non-game settings — has been quickly gaining the attention of leaders in business, education, policy and even terrorist communities. But gamification also has plenty of critics, and the debate over its future could become an epic battle in the same vein of many online game […]
In my work, I talk in depth with hundreds of business executives and thought leaders about how they’ve grown their businesses, even in a down turn economy. Here are some of the best insights I’ve gleaned. Some of these are wise adages from veterans with years of experience who consult for a living. Others are […]